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David Carr is a New Testament scholar who teaches and researches in biblical studies and related fields. His interests are in selfhood, identity, moral agency, and disability in the New Testament and its ancient milieu. He is also interested in how insights into these topics inform contemporary discourse and practice. He earned a B.A. from Georgia College, and M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from Candler School of Theology, and a Ph.D. from EmoryUniversity.

He recently published his first book, Being and Becoming: Human Transformation in the Letters of Paul with Baylor University Press. He published journal articles in Biblical Interpretation and Catholic Biblical Quarterly, and he has presented several papers at academic conferences. Dr. Carr is a candidate for ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church. He and his wife Maria have two children—Isaiah (Zay) and Joshua (Jojo)—and the entire family enjoys rooting for Atlanta sports teams from their home in Rochester, NY.

I got out of bed on two strong legs.
It might have been otherwise.
I ate cereal, sweet milk, ripe, flawless speech.
It might have been otherwise.
I took the dog uphill to the birch wood.
All morning I did the work I love.

Jane Kenyon